Waitomo Caves

30 Sep 2019 - 1 Oct 2019

2 guests - 1 room

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Travel + LeisureNew York City

The real-life setting for a glow-in-the-dark sci-fi spectacular is two hours south of Auckland and the same distance west of Rotorua under Waitomo’s rolling green hills. Here caves are filled with arachnocampa luminosa (that’s New Zealand’s indigenous glowworms to you) that give off a subtle blue glow due to a chemical reaction occurring in their abdomen. Enjoy a boat ride that will take you through this galaxy of living lights, strong on sticky webs above.

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Ann Isabelle (@aifnyc)New York City

I recommend Black Odyssey tour of Waitomo Caves. It is challenging but you get to see and experience so many things like "glow warms", flying fox (zip line in "american english"), swimming inside of the caves etc, etc.

Rachel Patterson
Rachel PattersonArlington

I went on one of the more extreme caving adventure options, Haggis Honking Holes. It was incredible. We got to see glowworms, rappel down a waterfall, and crawl around a lot!

Eyal Gura
Eyal GuraSan Francisco

nice boat riding experience in a very dark tunnel beneath the mountain . the only lights you will see is by the FireFlys


The least expensive month is August, with an average of CHF 82 per night. The most expensive month to stay in Waitomo Caves is January, with an average price of CHF 93 per night.
The average price of a hotel in September last year was CHF 83 per night. This is 5% less than the average nightly price of CHF 88 seen over the previous 12 months.
In Waitomo Caves, the expected average temperature in September is 11.4°C/52.4°F. The warmest month is typically February, which averages 21.8°C/71.2°F. The coolest month is July, with temperatures averaging 6.8°C/44.2°F.
The nearest airport to Waitomo Caves is Taharoa (THH) (34.29km). Other nearby airports include: Hamilton (49.51km) Raglan (52.34km) Tokoroa (64.29km)

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